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25 people confirmed dead in Kyoto anime studio fire: police

(Kyodo) -- A total of 25 people have been confirmed dead Thursday after a man ignited a flammable liquid at an animation studio in Kyoto, local police said, making it the country's worst case of arson in decades.

The fire at the three-story building of Kyoto Animation Co. also left 36 others injured, 10 of them seriously, according to the police and rescuers.

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